José Mujica

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José Alberto "Pepe" Mujica Cordano (Spanish: [xoˈse muˈxika]; born 20 May 1935) is a Uruguayan politician and farmer who served as the 40th President of Uruguay from 2010 to 2015. A former guerrilla with the Tupamaros, he was tortured and imprisoned for 14 years during the military dictatorship in the 1970s and 1980s. A member of the Broad Front coalition of left-wing parties, Mujica was Minister of Livestock, Agriculture, and Fisheries from 2005 to 2008 and a Senator afterwards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of José Mujica has received more than 2,664,819 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). José Mujica is the 388th most popular politician (down from 333rd in 2019), the most popular biography from Uruguay and the most popular Uruguayan Politician.

Mujica is most famous for being the president of Uruguay from 2010 to 2015. He is also known for being a former member of the Tupamaros, a left-wing guerrilla group that was active in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Among politicians, José Mujica ranks 388 out of 15,710Before him are Artaxerxes I of Persia, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Vitellius, Didius Julianus, Raúl Castro, and Mustafa II. After him are Louis X of France, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Willy Brandt, Tiberius Gracchus, Woodrow Wilson, and Richard II of England.

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Among people born in 1935, José Mujica ranks 7Before him are Elvis Presley, Alain Delon, 14th Dalai Lama, Luciano Pavarotti, Woody Allen, and Salman of Saudi Arabia. After him are Mahmoud Abbas, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Donald Sutherland, Michel Aoun, Hussein of Jordan, and Julie Andrews.

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In Uruguay

Among people born in Uruguay, José Mujica ranks 1 out of 314After him are Comte de Lautréamont (1846), Tabaré Vázquez (1940), Eduardo Galeano (1940), Alcides Ghiggia (1926), Juan Alberto Schiaffino (1925), José Nasazzi (1901), Óscar Tabárez (1947), José Leandro Andrade (1901), Héctor Castro (1904), Héctor Scarone (1898), and Pedro Cea (1900).

Among POLITICIANS In Uruguay

Among politicians born in Uruguay, José Mujica ranks 1After him are Tabaré Vázquez (1940), José Gervasio Artigas (1764), Juan María Bordaberry (1928), Julio María Sanguinetti (1936), Jorge Batlle (1927), Luis Alberto Lacalle (1941), Fructuoso Rivera (1784), Gregorio Conrado Álvarez (1925), Venancio Flores (1808), José Batlle y Ordóñez (1856), and Lucía Topolansky (1944).